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Cabinet likely to take up Tejas Mark 2 case soon to grant permission

The new Tejas Mark 2 fighter is expected to be rolled out in a two-year time frame, and its first flight will take another year, say ADA officials.

A Tejas Mk 1 fighter carrying out aerobatics display at Aero India show in Bengaluru in 2021
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A Tejas Mk 1 fighter carrying out aerobatics display at Aero India show in Bengaluru in 2021

Ajai Shukla New Delhi
This week, a case may be placed before the Union Cabinet to grant permission and financial sanction to go ahead with the design and development of the Tejas Mark 2 — a more capable version of the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA).
 
A Cabinet nod is expected for the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) to go ahead with the design, development, testing, and certification of the Tejas Mark 2 fighter, according to sources in the Ministry of Defence.
 
The new Tejas Mark 2 fighter is expected to be rolled out in a two-year time frame, and its first

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 8:15 AM IST

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